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“Unique - look for otters swimming”
Review of Homer Spit

Homer Spit
Ranked #1 of 54 things to do in Homer
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Hell, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
832 reviews
310 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 581 helpful votes
“Unique - look for otters swimming”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

The view from the hills above town of the Homer Spit sticking out into the ocean is unique because there just aren't many spits like this, much less one this big. The mountains and glaciers across the bay were inspiring and I wish we had the time to go across the bay and do some hiking there. There are some good restaurants out on the spit and watching the sunset was cool. We saw an otter swimming just off the spit which was cool.

Visited August 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Beautiful Coastal Sights”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

We made this drive to Homer Spit specifically for the scenery and was not disappointed! It was very late in the season and most of the shops/restaurants were closed. That was okay for us as the gorgeous coast with the snow covered mountains across the bay were breathtaking! My husband, who has seen some awesome views on our Alaskan vacation, said it was the most beautiful view he had "ever seen".

Visited September 2013
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Westchester, NY
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103 reviews
62 attraction reviews
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“Wonderful setting”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

A must do when visiting Homer is to drive down Homer Spit. Interesting shops, restaurants, bars and countless fishing boats unloading their catches. Beautiful setting as this sand bar juts out 4 miles out into Cook Inlet with snow covered mountains surrounding you.

Visited August 2013
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Centennial, CO.
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“One of the best views on Earth”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

The view of Kachemak Bay and the mountains of the South Kenai is beyond spectacular. It's also great fun to watch the boats and fishermen come and go, browse the stores, eat at the restaurants, and take in a libation at the seedy Salty Dawg.

Visited September 2013
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Maybrook, New York
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“was a nice place to visit”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Typical tourist town. Lots of little stores selling local and native stuff and lots of fishing places. Enjoyed just walking down the beaches and looking at the amazing views.

Visited September 2013
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